13 Days 12 Nights, Chitral Chilam Joshi Kalash Festival Pakistan
The dates for Chilam Joshi Festival are (the 13TH -16TH OF MAY) 2023
Chilam Joshi is otherwise called the Kalash spring celebration. Chilam Joshi celebration is held in three Kalash valleys, Bumburet, Birir, and Rumbur, where Kalash young ladies
and young men get into the rhythm of conventional rhythms. Chilam Joshi festivities
feature their social extravagance, plenty of tones, and the fundamental message of harmony.
The ladies spruced up in customary garments of lively styles, gold, silver gem dealers,
and elaborate headgear. Men wear traditional shalwar kameez with woolen dresses.
Kalash celebrations are acclaimed all over the world.
Drive to Bumburet Valley 60 km, today we will start exploring the Bumburet Valley. We will visit the local Museum. The Kalasha Graveyard and the Town Centre. Later we will join the mega festival as all the tribes will gather in Bumburet. Enjoy dance, do photography and interact with the Kalasha Tribe and experience this unique culture firsthand
Drive to Phander 94 km via Shandur Pass 3700-m, afternoon visit Phander Lake and Phander valley. Shandur Top (el.12,200 feet (3,700 m) Shandur is called the ‘Roof of the World’. The top is flat, a plateau, and can be crossed between late April and early November. The grade is gradual, and plentiful small streams cross the area during summer. The boundary line between Ghizer District and Chitral District is also situated in Shandur Top in Punji-Lasht as per the international boundary law division by watershed initially demarcated by Lt. Col AG Durand (also known as Durand boundary line)
Drive to Besham on Karakorum highway 9-10 hrs. 435 km. En route stop at the junction point of three great mountain ranges meet, the Karakorum, Himalaya, and Hindukush, at Thalichi for photography from Nanga Parbat 8,126m and at Rakaposhi view point for photography and refreshment.
Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight